Course Catalog - 2020-2021

     

COMP 420 - INTRO TO DISTRIBUTED COMP SYS

Long Title: INTRODUCTION TO DISTRIBUTED COMPUTER SYSTEMS
Department: Computer Science
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture/Laboratory
Credit Hours: 4
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Undergraduate Professional
Visiting Undergraduate
Undergraduate
Prerequisite(s): COMP 421 OR ELEC 421
Description: Introduction to distributed computer systems. The course covers concepts, architecture, algorithms, protocols, and implementation, focusing on distribution, scale, robustness in the face of failure, and security. Graduate/Undergraduate Equivalency: COMP 532. Mutually Exclusive: Cannot register for COMP 420 if student has credit for COMP 532.
Course URL: http://www.clear.rice.edu/comp420